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Bolkestein, A. Machtelt. 1981. Factivity as a condition for an optional expression rule in Latin: The 'Ab urbe condita' construction and its underlying representation. In Bolkestein, A. Machtelt, Henk A. Combé, Simon C. Dik, Casper De Groot, Jadranka Gvozdanovic, Albert Rijksbaron and Co Vet, eds. Predication and expression in functional grammar. Academic Press. pp. 205–233.
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Article in book
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Language as a subject


The properties of the construction are surveyed, and the underlying rule and its conditions of application are discussed. The concept belongs to the framework of functional grammar.